Phthiraptera (Lice) is a class of Psocodea. There are 4893 species of Lice, in 304 genera and 24 families. This class has been around since the eocene epoch. It includes groups like Haematomyzidae.
EOL has data for 10 attributes, including:
The environments in which many lice species are known to live. Select an environment to see its lice species checklist.